Caol Ila 18 year old
Date Tasted: January 2008 # Tasted: 222
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Color: Pale in color with a greenish tinge
Nose: A lightly peaty nose with distinct floral notes
Body: Medium, clean, rounded
Palate: The taste starts a little sweeter than the 12 year-old, very pleasant, light-flavored smokiness. A complex balance of primary tastes
Finish: Sweet, cologne, smoky, salty, sweet with a dry peppery finish
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Flavor: Dry, Light, Salty, Smokey, Sweet ABV: 43% Cost: $

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Caol Ila, located in Port Askaig, Islay is one of the oldest distilleries on the island. It is still very much active today, hosting regular tours and events.

Much of the Caol Ila malt is used to produce blends for the Johnny Walker brand., The whisky that Caol Ila produces has incredibly grassy undertones mixed with a hint of smokiness and fruit. The finish is very spicy and peppery.

The 12 year old Caol Ila and 18 year old expressions are very popular in the USA.


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